The news comes on the fourth day of Kwanzaa, commemorating cooperative economics (Ujamaa): the principle of uplifting the Black community through entrepreneurship, patronage, and philanthropy.
Miller's announcement of the news on this day seems to have been intentional.
The hip-hop entrepreneur, who had a short NBA stint himself, has also made several other business moves since his initial music ventures—including (but not limited to) a variety of real estate ventures, franchises, and food brand, a restaurant, and multiple new Christian films.
He is also known for his giving, having (somewhat controversially) saved a number of Catholic schools in New Orleans in 1999 with a donation of half a million dollars.
Nate Tinner-Williams is co-founder of Black Catholic Messenger, a priesthood applicant with the Josephites, and a ThM student w/ the Institute for Black Catholic Studies at Xavier University of Louisiana (XULA).